Making Sense Out Of The St. Louis Rams’ Roster Moves

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Truth be told, we know exactly how you turn around a sack-sack football program and construct a champion. It has been done plenty of times over the course of the past 51 years.  Several of the greatest figures in football history have employed very similar tactics to accomplish this objective.  They have shown us the pattern.   We know how it is done.  The real question is this:  Who has the iron will to execute this program?  It is an excruciating plan to put into action.
Paul William "Bear" Bryant takes over Alabama in 1958. Truth be told, Alabama was pretty terrible at the time. He runs brutal, grueling, lethal force training camps and practices. A bunch of guys quit.   He cuts a few more.  Bear flushes the toilet. Only those who love the game remain. He attracts only the toughest, nastiest, most ambitious men with chips on their shoulders and something to prove. It takes him till 1961 to complete the turn around, but he...

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